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Google Is Now Connecting Users Searching for Symptoms With Doctors Over Video Chat

The conventional wisdom 'don't diagnose your illness over the Internet' may be changing.

Is This the Next Bitcoin?

There’s a new digital monetary system in town.

This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life

Wonder if that mole that keeps morphing might be cancerous? This cool app can help you find out.

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Bitcoin Has No Shot as a Long-Term Digital Currency'

The outspoken Shark Tank star is anything but bullish on Bitcoin.

Can the Apple Watch Win the Wrist?

Smartwatches aren't new, but Apple just may have the answers to the three important questions on user adoption of these devices.

Apple Pay May Be the Creative Leap That Outmaneuvers Samsung

Former Apple CEO John Sculley argues, however, that Samsung and others still have some time to come up with an alternative.

Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions

Big Brother is watching you, but you don’t have to take it lying down. Don these stealthy countersurveillance frocks and styles to fool the all-seeing eye.

A Gadget That Detects Gluten? With $4 Million in Funding, This Startup Is Working on It.

The year-old company is working to develop a portable gluten detecting sensor.

How This 3-D Printing Startup Is Pushing the Boundaries of the Retail Experience

Normal, a startup that produces 3-D printed earbuds, merges the online and offline world at its flagship location in Manhattan by providing an innovative retail experience to customers.

3 Innovations From Ecommerce Market Leaders Ready for You to Adopt

Successful online marketers recognize Internet shopping is different from going to a store, even when customers are shopping for the same things.

Engineers Are Developing Tech That Could Make Airplanes More Human

Think about airplanes -- covered in skin.

Seeing the Future of Wearables in the Workplace

For HR, the promise of wearable technology offers huge possibilities, particularly for recruiting and hiring.

Today's Wearables Suck and Why Tomorrow's Won't

Despite challenges, wearables are starting to gain traction. But when will they have mainstream appeal?

Using Delays to Your Advantage: Lessons From the Launch of Gesture-Controlled Gadget Myo

Don’t let your product’s launch get in the way of building your business.

What's Trending With… Jason Silva? The Former Current TV Host Turned YouTube Star on Big Ideas

YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with the ever inspiring Jason Silva. Here, he dishes on where the best ideas come from and how to cultivate them.

Stop Searching for 'The Next Big Thing:' Tips for Building the Best Business for You

You don't need a revolutionary business idea to find success in entrepreneurship. Here are five steps for launching a startup that's ideal for you.

The Northeast Powers Up Clean-Energy Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration has invested more than $1.5 million in fuel-cell technology innovation.

Alabama Aids Advanced Defense Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration has invested more than $1 million in a group of Northern Alabama small businesses focused on defense and space technologies.

Ohio Gets Strong On Flexible Electronics Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration invests over $1 million in a cluster specializing in the new science of flexible electronic components.

Illinois Sparks an Electricity Efficiency Cluster

The Small Business Administration invested more than $1 million to support entrepreneur participation in a growing ecosystem of 'smart grid' technology.

A Flock of Airports Lifts Up Michigan's Upper Peninsula

SBA invests $1.2 million in aviation companies in the state best known for making cars.

The Goliath of Big Data Meets Its David

In a world where file storage needs run to 1.8 trillion gigabytes, Silicon Valley startup Peaxy hopes to make it easier than ever for businesses to manage their data.

San Diego Warms to Defense Technology Entrepreneurs

The SBA invests in startups focused on cyber-security, unmanned air vehicles and renewable energy.

How InstaEDU Is Tapping the Online Education Market

With $1.1 million in seed funding, a new startup is connecting students electronically with tutors from top universities.

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